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NLN CNEA Accredited Programs

The NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners has acted to grant the following programs initial accreditation.


Alabama

Concordia College Alabama
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
1712 Broad Street
Selma, AL 36701

Constance Smith Hendricks, PhD, RN, FAAN
chendricks@ccal.edu
334-874-5700 Ext. 19741

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 17, 2017 to February 28, 2023
Institution closed June 30, 2018
    
Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Monticello
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing 
124 University Place
Monticello, AR  71657

Brandy Haley, PhD, RN
haley@uamont.edu
870-460-1269

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 27, 2018 to February 29, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

University of Arkansas at Monticello
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 
124 University Place
Monticello, AR  71657

Brandy Haley, PhD, RN
haley@uamont.edu
870-460-1269

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 27, 2018 to February 29, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

California

Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons)

Associate Degree in Nursing
26455 Rockwell Canyon RD
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Mary Corbett, MSN, RN
mary.corbett@canyons.edu
661-362-3400

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 27, 2018 to February 29, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Georgia

Andrew College
Associate Degree in Nursing
501 College Street
Cuthbert, GA 39840

Susan Askew, MSN, RN, FNP
susanaskew@andrewcollege.edu
229-732-5960

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Illinois

Chamberlain University
Doctor of Nursing Practice (delivered via distance education)
3005 Highland Pkwy
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Jill Price, PhD, MSN, RN
jiprice@chamberlain.edu
630-512-8900

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 27, 2018 to February 29, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Indiana 
 

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
Practical Nursing (system-wide) 
50 W. Fall Creek Pkwy., North Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Jewel Diller, DNP, MSEd, RN
jdiller@ivytech.edu
260-480-4275

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 27, 2018 to February 29, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
Associate Degree in Nursing (system-wide)
50 W. Fall Creek Pkwy., North Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Jewel Diller, DNP, MSEd, RN
jdiller@ivytech.edu
260-480-4275

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 27, 2018 to February 29, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Iowa

Northeast Iowa Community College
Practical Nursing at Peosta, IA and Calmar, IA
8342 NICC Dr.
Peosta, IA  52086

Sue Schneider, MSN, RN, CCRN
schneiders@nicc.edu
563-556-5110, ext. 209

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Northeast Iowa Community College
Associate Degree in Nursing at Peosta, IA and Calmar, IA
8342 NICC Dr.
Peosta, IA  52086

Sue Schneider, MSN, RN, CCRN
schneiders@nicc.edu
563-556-5110, ext. 209

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Kentucky

Beckfield College
Practical Nursing
16 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042

Deborah Smith- Clay, PhD, MSN, RN
dclay@beckfield.edu
859-371-9393

Initial Accreditation Granted: From January 31, 2019 to June 30, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024


Beckfield College
Associate Degree in Nursing
16 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042

Deborah Smith- Clay, PhD, MSN, RN
dclay@beckfield.edu
859-371-9393 

Initial Accreditation Granted: From January 31, 2019 to June 30, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Owensboro Community and Technical College 

Associate Degree in Nursing
4800 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Terri Lanham, MSN
270-686-4548
terri.lanham@kctcs.edu

Initial Accreditation Granted: From October 19, 2018 to October 31, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Spring 2024

Maryland

Carroll Community College
Associate Degree in Nursing
1601 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Nancy Perry, DNP, RN, CNE
nperry@carrollcc.edu
410-386-8231

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Minnesota

Alexandria Technical & Community College
Practical Nursing
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Merilee Retzloff, MSN, RN
merileer@alextech.edu
320-762-4447

Initial Accreditation Granted: From November 30, 2018 to June 30, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Alexandria Technical & Community College
 
Associate Degree in Nursing
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Merilee Retzloff, MSN, RN
merileer@alextech.edu
320-762-4447

Initial Accreditation Granted: From  November 30, 2018 to June 30, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Central Lakes College
Practical Nursing (Staples Campus)
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401

Julie Woitalia, MSN, RN
jwoitalla@clcmn.edu
218-855-8125

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Central Lakes College
Associate Degree in Nursing
501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401

Julie Woitalia, MSN, RN
jwoitalla@clcmn.edu
218-855-8125

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Itasca Community College
Practical Nursing (delivered via distance education)
1851 E Hwy 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Lynette How, MSN
218-322-2365
lynette.how@itascacc.edu

Initial Accreditation Granted: From October 19, 2018 – October 31, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Spring 2024

Minnesota State Community and Technical College 
Practical Nursing (system-wide)
1414 College Way 
Fergus Falls, MN 56537 

Tracy Morstad, MSN, RN, CCRN, PNH
tracy.morstad@minnesota.edu
218-736-1586

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 28, 2019 to June 30, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024
  
Minnesota State Community and Technical College 
Associate Degree in Nursing (system-wide)
1414 College Way 
Fergus Falls, MN 56537 

Tracy Morstad, MSN, RN, CCRN, PNH
tracy.morstad@minnesota.edu
218-736-1586

Initial Accreditation Granted: From  February 28, 2019 to June 30, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Northland Community and Technical College
Practical Nursing
1101 Hwy 1 East
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Dorinda Sorvig, MS, RN
dorinda.sorvig@northlandcollege.edu
218-683-8736

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Pine Technical and Community College
Practical Nursing
900 Fourth St. SE
Pine City, MN 55063

Connie Frisch, MA, RN
Connie.Frisch@pine.edu
320-629-5166

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Pine Technical and Community College
Associate Degree in Nursing
900 Fourth St. SE
Pine City, MN 55063

Connie Frisch, MA, RN
Connie.Frisch@pine.edu
320-629-5166

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Montana

City College at Montana State University - Billings
Associate of Science in Nursing
1500 University Avenue
Billings, MT  59101

Susan Floyd, MSN, RN
SFloyd@msubillings.edu
406-247-3073

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Ohio

Central Ohio Technical College
Associate Degree in Nursing
1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055

Sandra Walker, EJD, MS, RN
740-364-9515
swalker@cotc.edu

Initial Accreditation Granted: From June 15, 2018 to June 30, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Hondros College of Nursing
Practical Nursing (system-wide)
4140 Executive Parkway
Westerville, OH 43081

Tawnya Lawson, MSN, RN
855-906-8773
tlawson@hondros.edu

Initial Accreditation Granted: From October 19, 2018 to October 31, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Spring 2024

North Carolina

Pitt Community College 
Associate Degree in Nursing
PO Drawer 7007
Greenville, NC 27835

Elizabeth De Jesus Toderick, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE
etoderic@email.pittcc.edu
252-493-7474

Initial Accreditation Granted: From November 30, 2018 to June 30, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Oklahoma

Western Oklahoma State College
Associate Degree in Nursing
2801 N. Main
Altus, OK 73521

Stacey Machado, MSN, RN
stacey.machado@newmoodle.wosc.edu
580-477-7830

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024


Pennsylvania


Wilson College
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Julie Beck, D.Ed., MSN, RN, CNE
julie.beck@wilson.edu
717-264-4141

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 17, 2017 to February 28, 2023
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Wilson College

Master of Science in Nursing (delivered via distance education)
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Julie Beck, D.Ed., MSN, RN, CNE
julie.beck@wilson.edu
717-264-4141

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 17, 2017 to February 28, 2023
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Virginia

Centra College of Nursing
Practical Nursing
905 Lakeside Drive,
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Melody Sharp, DNP, RN
melody.sharp@centrahealth.com
434-200-7025

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Centra College of Nursing
Associate Degree in Nursing
905 Lakeside Drive,
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Melody Sharp, DNP, RN
melody.sharp@centrahealth.com
434-200-7025

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Centra College of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN; delivered via distance education)
905 Lakeside Drive,
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Melody Sharp, DNP, RN
melody.sharp@centrahealth.com
434-200-7025

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Washington

Bellevue College

Associate Degree in Nursing
3000 Landerholm Cir. SE
Bellevue, WA 98007

Suzanne K. Beltz, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, CNE
suzannek.beltz@bellevuecollege.edu
425-564-2742

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2025
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2024

Peninsula College

Associate Degree in Nursing
1502 East Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Alana Murphy, DNP, RN
360-417-6455
AMurphy@pencol.edu

Initial Accreditation Granted: From June 15, 2018 to June 30, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

West Virginia

Davis & Elkins College
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN; delivered via distance education)
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241

Threasia Witt, MSN, Ed.D.
304-637-1375
wittt@dewv.edu

Initial Accreditation Granted: From October 19, 2018 to October 31, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023

Salem University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN; delivered via distance education)
223 West Main Street
Salem, WV 26426

Stephanie Holaday, DrPH, MSN, CNE
Stephanie.holaday@salemu.edu
703-408-5015

Initial Accreditation Granted: From February 27, 2018 to February 29, 2024
Next on-site program evaluation visit: Fall 2023






Julie.beck@wilson.edu 
Julie.beck@wilson.edu 
717 264-4141